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Arizona Spotlight for January 27th, 2022

With less water on the surface, how long can Arizona rely on what's underground? And, the Pima County Public Library's "Welcome to America Team" is helping Afghan immigrants to find their new home.

Adia Barnes on Teamwork and Motherhood.

Also on Arizona Spotlight:Can new technology save water on farms? Plus Chris Dashiell remembers Peter Bogdanovich, and a short story read by author Michelle Ross.

The Dave Stryker Quartet kicks off the 2022 Tucson Jazz Festival.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Cocopah Indian Tribe work to restore the Colorado River Delta; How Maryanne Chisholm's artistic vision guided her through difficult times; and the Sonoran Plein Air Painters share "A Brush with the Desert".

Last year was fifth-warmest recorded in Tucson

Each month was among the warmest in Tucson history except for July, when there was heavy rainfall during the monsoon season.

Nonprofit helps homeowners find good price for solar panels

The organization is launching its second co-op in Tucson.

"Reservation Dogs" has found a global audience, and castmember Jon Proudstar knows why.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How much difference can 2 degrees make in terms of our water table? Plus, Ann Hampton Callaway sings songs that moved a generation!

Drought to continue, say weather experts

The 2021 monsoon did little to help.

Biogas plant makes fuel, money for Pima County

Facility purifies waste methane for commercial use.

Tucson leaders push for electric school buses

Infrastructure bills include billions for zero-emission vehicles

Rights groups advocate for 'climate-focused' approach to quell deaths at the border

More than 160 sets of human remains have been recovered from the Arizona desert so far this year

The Desert Blooms in a Bountiful Monsoon.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why the music of the rock group Fanny is rocking a whole new generation!

Arizona faces cut in water supplies as shortage is declared on Colorado River

Arizona will lose 18% of its share of Colorado River water next year, with cuts falling largely on farmers.

How one grass at Saguaro National Park shows push and pull of climate change

If left unchecked, buffelgrass poses a tremendous fire danger to native plants and the homes nearby.

Water cutbacks coming to Arizona

A decades-long drought means less water from the Colorado River.

Flash flood watch through Saturday

NWS predicts 2006-style rainstorms into the weekend.

Rain, progress allow operations to be scaled back at 2 fires

Other fires continued to burn around the state and several national forests remained closed due to continued fire danger.

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